Mr. Said Yousef       
       
Research Assistant
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science
Phone: 971 3 7137 427
Fax: 971 3 7672995
Email: saeedy@uaeu.ac.ae


College of Medicine and Health Sciences

United Arab Emirates University
P.O.Box 17666, Al-Ain
United Arab Emirates
DegreeUniversityYear
Master Degree in Environmental Health Science (M.Sc.)UAE University- UAE2009
Higher Diploma in Special EducationAl Fasher University- Sudan2004
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (B.Sc.)Bagdad University- Iraq1989
AppointmentYear
Research Assistant, FMHS-UAEU2010- present
Medical Research Assistant, FMHS-UAEU 2006-2010
Second Laboratory Specialist (Research), FMHS-UAEU2002-2006
Research Interest
Childhood mental health, Environmental factors associated with childhood developmental and psychological problems, Free-time activities and mental health problems among children and adolescents. 
Selected Publications
Elhammady M, Awara M, Abdel Aty A, Yousef S, Moselhy H. Self-reported child sexual abuse, physical abuse and parental history of drug misuse in opioid dependence syndrome. Accepted in the Journal of Addictive Disorders & Their Treatment, May 2013. 
Yousef S et al. learning disorder and blood concentration of heavy metals in the United Arab Emirates. (2013), in press 
Moselhy H, Reid RG, Yousef S, Boyle SP. A Specific, Accurate and Sensitive Measure of Total Plasma Malondialdehyde by HPLC. J Lipid Res. 2013; 54(3): 852-8. 
Amiri L, Voracek M, Yousef S, Galadari A, Yammahi S, Sadeghi M-R, Eskin M, Dervic K. Suicidal behavior and attitudes among medical students in the United Arab Emirates.Crisis2013;34(2):116-23 
Elhamady M, Mobasher M, Yousef S, Moselhy H. Associations between the order of drug use initiation and the development of opioid dependence among Egyptian adults: cannabis as a gateway and cultural specific drug. Journal of Addictive Disorder and Treatment 2012; doi: 10.1097/ADT.0b013e31825a401e. 
Moselhy H, Gubash R, El Rufaie O, Zubaidi T, Badrinath P, Sabri S, Yousef S. Association of depression and anxiety with unhealthy lifestyle among United Arab Emirates adults. Epidemiology and Psychiatric Science 2012; 21: 213-219. 
Yousef S, Adem A, Zoubeidi T, Kosanovic M, Mabrouk A, Eapen V. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and Environmental Toxic Metal Exposure in the United Arab Emirates. Journal of Tropical Pediatrics 2011; 57(6): 457-60. 
Dervic K, Amiri L, Niederkrotenthaler T, Yousef S, Salem MO, Voracek M, Gernot S. Suicide rates in the national and expatriate population in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. International Journal of Social Psychiatry 2011; 58(6): 652-656. 
Gubash R, El Rufaie O, Zubaidi T, Sabri S, Yousef S, Moselhy H. Subjective life satisfaction and mental disorder in old age people in UAE. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry2010;25:458-65 
Eapen V, Mabrouk A, Yousef S. Metabolic syndrome among the young obese in the United Arab Emirates. Journal of Tropical Pediatrics 2010; 56 (5) 325-327.  
Salem MO, Hamdy F.M, Attia H, Yousef S. Psychogenic Psychosis Revisited: A Follow up Study. International Journal of Health Sciences, Qassim University, Vol. 3, No.1, (January 2009/Muharram 1430H). 
Salem MO, Moselhy HF, Attia H, Yousef S. Clinical Characteristics of first episode psychosis: a study in Al Ain, UAE, Arab Journal of Psychiatry 2008. Vol. 19 (2): 25-35. 
Yunis F, Eapen V, Zoubeidi T, Yousef S. The Psychometric properties of the Child Behavior Checklist/2-3 (CBCL/2-3) in an Arab Population. Psychological Reports 2007; 100: 771-776. 
Younis A, Al-Admawi W, Yousef S, Moselhy HF. Psychiatric disorders in Iraqi juvenile delinquents during sanction Period. International Journal of Criminal Sci.2008; 3(2):129-137. 
Yousef S, Adem A, Zoubeidi T, Kosanovic M, Mabrouk A, Eapen V. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and Environmental Toxic Metal Exposure in the United Arab Emirates. Journal of Tropical Pediatrics 2011. Online: http://tropej.oxfordjournals.org/content/early/2011/02/03/tropej.fmq121.full.pdf+html.  
Dervic K, Amiri L, Niederkrotenthaler T, Yousef S, Salem M.O, Voracek M, Gernot S. Suicide rates in the national and expatriate population in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. International Journal of Social Psychiatry 2011; Online: http://isp.sagepub.com/content/early/2011/12/13/0020764011430038 
Gubash R, El Rufaie O, Zubaidi T, Sabri S, Yousef S, Moselhy H. Subjective life satisfaction and mental disorder in old age people in UAE. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry 2010; 25: 458-465. 
Salem MO, Ragab MA & Yousef S. Significance of Dreams among United Arab Emirates University Students. International Journal of Dream Research 2009. 2(1): 29-32. 
Salem MO, Saleh B, Yousef S, Sabri S: Help-seeking behaviour of patients attending the psychiatric service in a sample of United Arab Emirates population. International Journal of Social Psychiatry 2009; 55(2):141-8 
Eapen V, Mabrouk A, Zoubeidi T, Sabri S, Yousef S, Ketbi J, Kyomi T, Jakka ME Epidemiological Study of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder among School Children in the United Arab Emirates. Journal of Medical Sciences (2009); 2(3): 117-125.